Friendly URLs was implemented in https://ideaspace.versionone.com/default/Idea/Detail/425

This means assets can be found using https://www2.v1host.com/CORP01/assetdetail.v1?Number=B-68967 instead of https://www2.v1host.com/CORP01/story.mvc/Summary?oidToken=Story%3A2061652

However, these URLs don't really get used by VersionOne. Internally and in notification e-mails, the "oidtoken" version is used, containing an ID that's totally meaningless to users. If you then copy/paste that link somewhere else -- like a chat app, for example -- it doesn't provide any info and thus takes extra time to investigate.

For example, if someone posts in chat "Hey, who is working on https://www2.v1host.com/CORP01/story.mvc/Summary?oidToken=Story%3A2061652 ?" Everyone has to click to see if that's their issue.

If someone posts "Hey, who is working on https://www2.v1host.com/CORP01/assetdetail.v1?Number=B-68967 ?" now it can save a click because a developer is likely to recognize that from their current branch name, for example. It's also still a clickable link, again saving the time of someone having to do a multi-step lookup process.

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